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Roue de fortune chez vous!Three family members win the $1 million grand prize

Roue de fortune chez vous!Three family members win the $1 million grand prize

Montréal, September 17, 2020 — The Roue de fortune chez vous! game show is back for a 32nd season, this time adapted to meet COVID-19 public health and safety requirements. This year, contestants will be invited to spin a brand-new wheel offering twice as many $50,000 and $100,000 prizes in studios that have been specially reconfigured and will be disinfected after each taping.

 

On September 11, Anick Dumontet welcomed Nathalie Ross, along with her mother Céline Gagnon and brother Michel Ross. The family’s frontwoman, Céline Gagnon, had the good fortune to spin the wheel and snag the grand prize, i.e. $1,000,000! The TV segment aired Tuesday, September 15, 2020, on TVA.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Roue de fortune chez vous!
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Winners’ place of residence: Centre-du-Québec, Laurentides and Mauricie
  • Since 2003, 1,196 people have spun the wheel and won over $70.9 million.
  • The Roue de fortune lottery game was launched in 1988 and has awarded over $160.2 million to 3,799 players.
  • Viewers can watch all the TV segments on the Roue de fortune chez vous! Facebook page.

 

Highlights

  • Céline Gagnon and her children Nathalie and Michel, from the Mauricie, Laurentides and Centre-du-Québec regions respectively, purchased three Roue de fortune chez vous! tickets—one each.
  • They said they would split the prize if one of their tickets was a winning ticket. Céline’s turned out to be the lucky one, allowing them to go to TVA’s studios and spin the wheel!
  • All three are happy to be splitting $1 million and planning to buy a cottage together.

 

About Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec’s mission is to responsibly and efficiently manage games of chance in a controlled and measured fashion in the interest of all Quebecers. Entertainment is at the heart of its activities. Between January 1 and September 14, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 79 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.

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Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

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Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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